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Craig Shergold Postcards

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This is a true story that can’t be stopped. When seven year old Craig Shergold from England was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor, he asked people to send him enough postcards so that he could get into the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest collection of postcards.

Miraculously, Craig lived after an American billionaire flew him to the U.S. for surgery to remove the remains of the tumor. Unfortunately, the legend of his request took on a life of its own, and in the following years millions of postcards continued to be sent to his home address despite every effort to spread the word to stop.

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